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Saturday, November 3, 2012

Edwin With Sack as Christmas Ornament

I have my DT project for
to share with you today.
 
This weeks challenge is:
MAKE OR ALTER A CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT
 
 
For my project today I have used an old Christmas Card box and cut an opening on the top. If you look close you can see that I have added a loop of string pearls at the top to use as a hanger for the tree for you could just sit this around the house as a decoration. 
 
 
Stamps: Edwin with Sack and the stamp inside of my little card box is Winter night background. Both stamps are from Magnolia-licious.
Coloring Medium: Copic Markers, very light distressed inks around some of the paper edges. I have also sanded my edges to give the box a bit of a rustic feel.
Papers: Dream Street Papers, Bo Bunny. I have used bazzill cardstock and put Snow Tex with glitters and clear beads on top of it to give it some texture.
Accessories: string pearls, ribbon, snowflakes and added glitters and snow-tex to them for added texture. I have used Stickles on parts of the background image. I have also used glitter yarn on the inside of the box around the background image. 
 
 
Have you seen the NEW Nativity Collection 2012
just out yet?? 
You need to click on the name of collection to be taken to Magnolia-licious and look NOW!! 
THEY ARE ADORABLE!!
MUST HAVES for your holiday cards!!
 
Challenges I am entering my card in today:
ALOTA94 - Blue and white
Crafty Ribbons - Christmas
OLLC - C is for Christmas
Oozak Challenge - Winter Vibes
RRR - Winter Holiday with Ribbon
The Crafty Pad - Christmas is Coming
 
Thanks for stopping by today!!
I hope you will find time to join us at
this week.
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37 comments:

Louise said...

Hi Janiel! ❤
Wow! This looks amazing sweetie! Stunningly inked cute to the boot little Edwin :) Love your idea on this project, so clever! The scene is awesome too!

Biggest of hugs

Julie said...

Hi there Janiel!! This is fabulous!! Love the design and how you look into the wintery scene!! Beautifully coloured and embellied too! Hugs, Juliexx

Tracy said...

Hi Janiel
A really gorgeous creation, beautiful design and love the images used.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

dolcreations said...

Amazing Janiel...amazing! You always do things up perfectly. I just love the scene you created. Just got my Magnolia magazine and saw a beautiful creation you made in there too! Your the best!

Fleur said...

Another fab creation Janiel.
HUGZ Fleur xXx

cabio's craft corner said...

wowzer Jan, stunning box of cozy scenery and gorgeous coloring job!
Hugs,
Cabio

Norma said...

Wow Janny, simply fabulous. Love how you've staged the images to create this wonderful winter scene. Awesome colouring as always that makes this Edwin look so adorable. Nice touches of the snow-tex for added texture--I have to get some of that. Love your project!
Hugs,
Norma.

Monique said...

What an amazing card Janiel!

Hugs Monique

Sinikka said...

This is so cute. Love this little Edwin.
Hugs Sinikka

Ivonne said...

Hi Janiel. This is soooo GORGEOUS!! The coloring is amazing. Love the pearls and the ribbon. OMG, I LOVE it!! Hugs, Ivonne

ednamburgess said...

So cute. Like the way you made the background scene with Edwin standing outside of it. Nice job. Edna

Sandy said...

Well I can tell you are feeling pretty darn good cause you art work is incredible - what a fabulous idea. Oh sweet lady - how do you do it!!!!! Hope all is well sugar and you do not look old enough to have been married for 31 years. I know you are a very talented freelance designer.
Sandy

Riet said...

This is so wonderful Janiel.


Hugs Riet.xx

Debbie Dolphin said...

SO beautiful Janiel. Such a beautiful scene xx
Hugs
Debbie xx

Christina C. said...

WOW....this is absolutely exquisite!

Grenouille Greetings said...

The Hubster always tells me off for keeping boxes but I see you do too and what a lovely ornament you have made! Beautiful scenery and Edwin looks magnificent in his Santa outfit. STUNNING colourwork, girlfriend! IMTAP! Hugs, Lesley

julieprice3 said...

What a beautiful ornament Janny, I love the little scene and the snow effect, nicely done my friend
Hugs Julie P

Cathy Lee said...

So innovative, Janiel. Love your Edwin and the background scene is fabulous.
Hugz,
Cathy Lee

tammejean said...

Such a creative idea--love it---thanks for sharing, and recycling

Paper Tails said...

Your ornament is fabulous! I love all the snow and the colors you used. So creative.

Karen

Candy said...

Janiel,
Oh how marvellous your creation is!!!
Love your beautiful colouring - I can see the light from the windows on the snow!
Edwin is awesome.
It is amazing what one can do with an empty box!
I am astounded! Love every single detail ......
Hugs Candy

Joann Burton said...

Beautiful I love this so much. joann sassy raggedy

Louise said...

Fabulous box, love the scene you created and your coloring is amazing
and perfect details as well
Louise

Suzi said...

This is utterly adorable Janiel, what a sweet scene you've created, Edwin is so handsome and coloured to perfection.
Hugs
Suzi x

sueincanada said...

Wonderful and so creative. I love the winter scene.

Dawn Lancaster said...

Great card! Thanks so much for playing in the Christmas is Coming Challenge at The Crafty Pad! Sorry I'm a little late with my comment but don't forget to check the blog on Thursday to see if you are a winner or one of our Top 5!
Good Luck
Hugs
Dawn xx
PS Our challenge this week is Anything Goes! xx

Cheryl Walker said...

Absolutely darling ornament!! Love the scene you have created!! beautiful job!! Thank you for joining us at Really Reasonable Ribbons Winter challenge!!
Hugs,
Cheryl

pollyspaper said...

This is just so charming. I love every little thing about it! Well done : ) Thanks for playing along at Really Reasonable Ribbon winter Challenge!
Regards,
Ginny from Polly's

carol said...

oh so pretty, thanks for sharing our fab creation with us at CRAFTY RIBBONS x carol

carol said...

oh so pretty, thanks for sharing our fab creation with us at CRAFTY RIBBONS x carol

Doreen Horats, Clayton said...

So very pretty, Love your design and colors.
Blessings Doreen

Dobra said...

Your cards are always beautiful, artistic and wondwerfuly designed
This is a lovely card, what a beautiful image.

cathylynn said...

Janiel this is absoulutely beautiful. What a lovely scene you created and what a great idea to recycle a box. Your coloring is great too. All so lovely!
Hugs, Cathy-Lynn

Kathy said...

So absolutely adorable!! What a fabulous idea!! I love this sweet scene that you have created!! Just genius!!!
Hope all is well!!!! :)Kathy

coldwaters2 said...

Wow Janiel this is awesome, a beautiful altered box, that Christmas scene, Edwin and all the wonderful embellishments look amazing, Janiel it has been such a pleasure to come visit after such a long time, thank you for joining our challenge at OLLCB
hugs
lorraine x

Daniele said...

totally gorgeous, just loving the snow spilling over the edges, so glad you joined us at Ooh la La
hugs

Helene said...

Beautiful 3D card! Thank you for joining Alota Rubber Stamps challenges.